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, dc, with the latest. >> good morning, kristen. today we get a rare public look into the u.s. secret drone program that president obama has used more than president bush that has come under heavy criticism. >> president obama's pick for c.i.a. director, john brennan, could face serious heat from members of the president's own party at the confirmation hearing this afternoon, democrats will likely demand answers about the use of unmanned drones to attack u.s. enemies overseas. brennan is the point person on drones, who signs off on the "kill" list. >> i suggest that these targeted strikes against al qaeda terrorists be ethical and just. >> the use of drones has grown 700 percent under the obama administration. we learned yesterday that america has a secret base in saudi arabia used to launch drones throughout the region. lawmakers will raise questions of a newly covered justice department document saying that american citizens are tied to al qaeda can be killed if "an informed high level official believed the target pose as threat." you government can do so without clear evidence. >>
important as the u.s. supreme court prepares to hear landmark marriage equality cases next month. >> this morning, starting at 8:00, santa clara control will use aerial spraying to stop vicious biting mosquitoes from hatching. a helicopter is scheduled to begin spraying 700 acres of marsh in a national wildlife refuge including two marshes, and they say the spraying will last four hours and usually reduces the population of the mosquitoes in the south bay area by 90 percent, a big portion. >> 5:08. for the guys who forgot the valentine's day, how is the weather? >> you have to do it, foggy or not. >> no drugstore perfume? >> what? what? back to the drawing board. fog is the story this morning. sunshine this afternoon and you cannot say, wait, i give you valentine's day, it does not work. i can, maybe. no, kidding. here you go, the offshore wind is developing as high pressure is developing over our inland neighborhood and because of that it has trapped the moisture in the lowest layers at 700' is all depth we have. it will fade quickly when the sun comes up and we have total sunsh
jane king. >> merger talk so air fares could go higher, american and u.s. u.s. air could vote on whether to combine so it could mean fewer seats. if you look to save money on plane tickets buy them on the weekend. researchers say tickets purchased on the weekend are 5 percent cheaper. taco bell is working on new happy hour dollar drinks and dollar foods and developing new dorito tacos. apple headquarters are busy, with 100 product designers working on a new wrist watch suggesting a push to smart watch territory is far beyond the "experimental" phase. but fans may have to wait for iphone 6 because it may not be introduced until june of 2016. that is the bloomberg business report. >> big thrill for 49er fans as a legend pitched a popular clothing store in san francisco. joe montana took time to greet shoppers yesterday at union square. he posed for photographs and gave out autographs at a japanese clothing store. he said he was proud of the way the team ended the season. >> wait! is that uniqlo clothing? >> i wouldn't know. thank you for adding that in. >> i saw the "16" on the
would extend from alberta, canada to the u.s. gulf coast. it's one of several multi-billion dollars pipeline projects not the work. it would carry oil from the landlocked sandoval oil field, which environmental groups say is a big step in the wrong direction. their so-called forward on climate rally will involve protesters surrounding the san francisco office of the office at state market street. there will also be speeches from 2:30 until 3:00. >>> happening in just a few hours, runners will take over parts of san francisco's financial district. it's an annual lunar new year celebration. the chinatown new year run starts at 8:00 this morning at grant and sacramento streets. the course winds its way through the embarcadero back up to clay street. the run will be followed by a festival at portsmouth square. be advised several streets will have lane closers and some muni lines will also be affected. >>> much more ahead on the abc7 sunday morning news, including what's to come on this week with george stephanopoulos lop list. and more fallout from the meteor right explosion over russia
nuclear test because of u.s. hostility. the video was posted on an account affiliated with the north korean government agency showing a blazing fire super imposed over footage of president obama and ends with a simulation of a nuclear device exploding underground. another video posted this month showed american cities attacked by missiles after a string of rhetoric against the united states. >> san francisco will be well represented when the new american version of al-jazeera hits the air with a bureau and san francisco and other united states cities. they paid $500 million to buy san francisco's-based current tv last year and convert to al-jazeera america focusing on international news. >> and al gore was the founder of country tv. >> now the weather forecast. >> a cold lock -- look at the weather. we are talking about temperatures that are running in the 30's, 40's, and colder and 20's. live doppler 7 hd shows nothing but dry air this morning. now, the temperatures, we are running 41 in san francisco and oakland. check out san carlos at 39, 35 right new in san jose and livermore al
. komen's investments in early detection and treatment have helped reduce breast cancer mortality in the u.s. by 33% since 1990. help us continue serving the millions of women and men with breast cancer who still need us every day. register for the 3-day now. (woman) it's just been an amazing, amazing journey. i love these people. ♪ and it's beautiful >> abc7 news starts right now with live breaking news. >> we continue to follow the breaking news story from oakland. an amber alert is in effect for a one-year-old girl. straight to our news reporter who is live in oakland police headquarters. what is the latest? >> the latest is they are still looking for little one-year-old girl snatched from her mother by her father after midnight this morning in east oakland. we will get you on the description, she is black girl with black hair and brown eyes and last seen wearing a pink shirt with blue bears. she was holding an orange and yellow blanket. she is believed to be in a gray chevrolet pickup truck, 1970's, license plate 7n79574. the abductor, her father, is considered armed and dangerous. he
. kristen and eric? >> we have breaking news from the u.s. postal service announcing they are stopping mail delivery on saturday starting in august. packages will still be delivered and post office locations will be open on the weekend, this move is expected to save $2 billion a year. the struggling agency is looking for ways to cut cost amid competition from the e-mail and the internet. >> developing news today, san francisco police land to share details in the renewed investigation into one of the bay area's most baffling missing child cases, after new developments in the kevin collins disappearance, amy is live in san francisco. amy? >> we hope to hear more, expect to hear more about the man who used to live in this home in the haight-ashbury neighborhood. his name was dan kelly and he died five years ago. police have called him their key suspect in the disappearance of kevin collins who was 10 years when he vanished in 1984. there was an intense search for kevin at the time that captured national attention. police never searched the home or the backyard of the suspect. the cold case uni
. >>? the republican address, a senator from alaska said the u.s. must ramp up domestic energy production, including the keystone xl pipeline. >>> as the bay area struggles with tighter budgets, a plan is being pitched to erase the boundaries that separates cities and counties and consolidate services. david louie explains what is behind such a sweeping proposal. >> there are 101 city necessary the nine bay area counties. it's sometimes difficult to tell when you cross a border unless you see the city limit signs. paul challenged business and civic leaders to think about dissolve the lines as the opportunity arises. >> what you have to do is catch a moment when the politician or a leader is retiring and say maybe it's time to combine our city management positions or our fire departments. >> he's a tech future rift. he spoke at the state of the valley conference suggestth bay area should think of itself as a city-state. a single entity that works cooperatively to save money and improve services. some have already recognized the benefit of consolidation. the police, fire and emts are combined and they
returns to federal court this week on wednesday the ninth u.s. circuit court of appeals sitting in arizona will hear arguments in bonds' bid to overturn his felony obstruction of justice conviction. our media partner, contra costa times, reports bonds must convince two member of a three-judge panel that he was convicted simply for giving a rambling answer that had nothing to do with the steroids probe he was facing. the prosecutors will argue bonds gave intentionally false, misleading or evasive answers to a grand jury when he testified back in 2003 about his use of performance-enhancing drugs. >>> a growing list of hot issues in washington will be addressed by two powerhouse round tables this morning on abc's "this week." the final preps for president obama's state of the union address on tuesday, the growing drone drama, and plus the buzz over potential presidential contender chris christie's waste line. don't miss "this week" this morning at abc7. >>> a controversial contest to see who can till the most coyotes is underway. the contest went ahead of a opponent failed to get the state fi
airs tonight in prime time on two u.s. cable networks. >> singer celine has performed in mandarin as part of the new year show welcoming in the lunar new year. (inaudible lyrics). >> a super traditional song i learned, and she did a great job, the first performance was a rendition of the folk song jasmine flower. she performed "my heart will go on" the song from "titanic" that made her a household name in china. >> at 6:00 we are continuing to follow breaking news from the vatican. pope benedict xvi announcing the resignation overnight with the reason he is stepping down ahead and the man many believe who will replace him. >> the lights go down on bay area freeways and that is making a long ys of walking to give a breast cancer survivor a lifetime-- that's definitely a fair trade. it was such a beautiful experience. (jessica lee) ♪ and it's beautiful (woman) why walk 60 miles in the boldest breast cancer event in history? because your efforts help komen serve millions of women and men facing breast cancer every year. visit the3day.org to register or to request more information t
, a man robbed a u.s. bank the scene safeway on mendocino and acted as if he remain armed. witness description match a suspect of a suspect from two weeks ago. hispanic man, weighing 200 to 250 pounds with bleached hair and a black goatee and there is a $5,000 reward. >> one of the two runways at sfo will be closed for federal safety upgrades. the closure starts tone at 10:00 and lasts until 8:00 on monday morning, and 30 flights an hour are allowed to land, half what is normally allowed to land. >> at least it doesn't seem or look like we will have weather-wealthed issues this morning and hopefully not the weekend. mike? >> absolutely. looking good as far as getting in and getting out. temperatures are well warmer than average with some areas doubling digit warmer than we were yesterday. one of those specific areas would be livermore, 11 degrees warmer than average. everyone else is around seven to nine degrees warmer than average. sun will set at 5:50. we are starting ten degrees warmer in oakland and 13 in half moon bay, and six in san francisco, and four in fremont, and only on
associated with mobility, particularly in the u.s. where our congestion issues are more significant than other markets. >> in abc news. >> anything to help parking is okay in my book. >> seriously. not a bad day to be searching for a car spot because the weather will be pretty nice today. you will notice a couple changes. we will talk about more dramatic changes by the time the weekend is up. we are looking at much cooler highs and a return to rain. we will have that forecast next. >> thank you, lisa. also ahead, what it means to be a snowplow parent and whether he's a plus or minus for your kids. what do we dnt, really wants to be painted?t, we break out new behr ultra with stain-blocker from the home depot... ...the best selling paint and primer in one that now eliminates stains. so it paints over stained surfaces, scuffed surfaces, just about any surface. what do you say we, no paint has gone before, and end up some place beautiful. more saving. more doing. that's the power of the home depot. behr ultra. now with advanced stain blocking, only at the on.d only $31.. [ female announcer
in early detection and treatment have helped reduce breast cancer mortality in the u.s. by 33% since 1990. help us continue serving the millions of women and men with breast cancer who still need us every day. register for the 3-day now. (woman) it's just been an amazing, amazing journey. i love these people. ♪ and it's beautiful >> live from the kgo-tv broadcast center this is abc7 news. good morning, at 5:59. a wet start to the morning. thanks for joining us. i am kristen sze. >> i am eric thomas. live doppler 7 hd tells the story. mike? >> we have live doppler 7 hd showing skyline boulevard from oakland, foothill boulevard, 24 back to lafayette, walnut creek, all that area, getting light rain right now. this is all headed to walnut creek. it is headed toward danville, too. storms have left most of the sonoma and napa area but as you go back to petaluma you can see we have a little bit of wet weather at old adobe and over to this area we have wet weather. so, today, during the morning hours at least right now for the next hour to hour and a half, we will have scattered light showers p
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relations with washington, dc, that remain key to u.s. policy in asia. >> ahead, flu vaccines, who gets the best and the least protection from the flu shot. >> after 6:00, the commuter warning bart is send dog any passengers planning a late night trip in or out of san francisco. >> the friday before the oscars and what would they be without the rivers? and we will show you how to and we will show you how to throw a [ male announcer ] citibank's app for ipad makes it easy for anne to manage her finances when she's on the go. even when she's not going anywhere. citibank for ipad. easier banking. standard at citibank. okay. [ male announcer ] with citibank's popmoney, dan can easily send money by email right from his citibank account. nice job ben. [ male announcer ] next up, the gutters. citibank popmoney. easier banking. standard at citibank. >> in the south bay, authorities are looking for a man who pulled off a string of bank robberies. the sheriff has released the surveillance videos of a white man about 35 years old and up to 6' tall, wanted if five bank holdups in five weeks. in san
into the same-sex marriage debate. late yesterday oat obama administration filed a legal brief with the u.s. supreme court urges justices to strike down the federal defense of marriage act which defines marriage as only between a man and a woman. the move is not a surprise but when abc7 news anchor dan ashley asked president obama about this issue wednesday during his exclusive one-on-one interview with him at the white house, the president was noncommittal, saying that he needed to confer with the solicitor general about the proper legal strategy they should take. the supreme court is set to take up the same-sex marriage issue in late march. >>> members of the a high school band from crockett are looking for help to find the burglars who ripped off the band room this week. several thousand of musical instruments and electronics were stolen sometime between 6:00 p.m. tuesday and 6:00 a.m. wednesday. the school is asking people to be on the lookout for musical items on sale on the internet. >>> two dozen young athletes from a high school returned from the trip of a lifetime. they went to cub
with their roommates and with their parents. >> the u.s. embassy in peru recently issued a kidnapping warning for americans and is working with local authorities to help find the couple. a $3,000 reward has been offered for information lead to go their whereabouts. it is 5:10 on this sunday morning. very different commute into the station this morning. no windshield moisture, no moisture. >> and a spring warmup. winds of 22 miles an hour near the airport and that allows temperatures to stay in the 50s in some neighbors. still the temperatures are dropping into the valleys. we are in for a warmup this afternoon. that's coming up. >> thank you, lisa. a horrific wreck at daytona just more than 200 fans. see how it impacts today's daytona 500, the biggest race of the year. and another twist in the story of oscar business almost tastes like one of jack's cereals. fiber one. uh, forgot jack's cereal. [ jack ] what's for breakfast? um... try the number one! yeah, this is pretty good. male announcer ] over a third of a day's fiber. fiber one. ♪ shimmy, shimmy chocolate. ♪ shimmy, shimmy chocolate
to the u.s. government as well as to people and businesses hurt by the spill. been has pleaded guilty to criminal charges. >> the national weather service has issued blizzard warnings and watches through tonight as a 60 major storm bears down on the central plains with winter weather conditions crossing plains to the east and from new mexico to colorado over the weekend. the area could get nearly another foot of snow on top of what they got last week and some parts of the gulf coast and the south are being warned about tornadoes. in utah driving conditions are so bad 16 people have crashed into, get this, police cars. >> looking at that, and thinking about our conditions, what a contrast, right? >> it will be spring like for us by the time we get to friday. so, we are just going do slowly build the warmth. it was great weekend. we will take a pull back in the temperatures and surge back forward tomorrow through friday. the week will be mild but not so warm as the week, with no rain and we are picking out a lot of dry air. we watch the storm moving to the north and it will stay that wa
mortality in the u.s. by 33% since 1990. help us continue serving the millions of women and men with breast cancer who still need us every day. register for the 3-day now. (woman) it's just been an amazing, amazing journey. i love these people. ♪ and it's beautiful >> live from the kgo-tv broadcast center this is abc7 news. >> now at 6:00 a.m., video you will see only on abc7 news. the coast guard is continuing a search off the monterey coast for any sign of a sunken 29' sailboat with four people still missing including two young children. that is our top story at 6:00 this tuesday morning. thanks for joining us. eric thomas is off. first, we will look at our weather forecast. mike? >> if you wonder the water temperature is 52 degrees in the ocean. we will look at live doppler 7 hd, notice how dry with hardly a cloud found. we will talk about what will happen today, first we will breakdown your bay day. your bay day. 45 degrees. cloud-free at 7:00. it will be 59 and sunny at noon. 63 degrees as we head into the afternoon hours. a few high clouds will come in, in the evening, at 54. and no
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